Teach English in The Canary Islands With RVF International

Experience the allure of teaching English in the Canary Islands! Let RVF International bring your dreams to life. Our exceptional programs pave the way for you to become an English educator on these captivating islands and throughout Spain. Enroll today and embark on your rewarding journey!

Welcome to RVF International

Join RVF International, a global education and exchange powerhouse, where we passionately foster connections between English speakers and people across the globe. Embark on an exquisite journey of teaching English in the Canary Islands, basking in a remarkable opportunity to empower others’ communication skills while immersing yourself in a unique culture.

Experience the full extent of our unwavering guidance and support every step of the way. From visa assistance to residency support and Spanish language lessons, we offer an all-encompassing solution for all your needs while teaching in the Canary Islands. Our convenient 120-hour online TEFL certification course can be completed at your convenience, and RVF International is committed to providing continuous support. As a compassionate source of guidance, you’ll feel at ease from the moment you join until you safely return home. Seize this incredible opportunity to teach English abroad in the Canary Islands and relish the countless benefits that await you.

How to Teach English Abroad — Our Program Requirements

Must hold a passport from one of the following countries:

U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand

Must hold at least an associate's or bachelor’s degree

Please note that those applying from Australia and New Zealand must hold, or obtain before the program begins, a Bachelor’s Degree in order to be eligible to teach English internationally.

Must have an adventurous and independent spirit up for the experience of a lifetime

Teaching English abroad is an experience of a lifetime. Make sure you enjoy it! Come in with a free spirit and relish the benefits of being an English teacher overseas!

No prior teaching experience is required!

Teaching English in the Canary Islands: Why It's Right for You

Are you excited to embark on an English teaching adventure in the mesmerizing Canary Islands? Let RVF International be your trusted companion throughout the entire process! Experience the joy of building a tight-knit community and immersing yourself in the captivating wonders of the Canary Islands as you teach eager children how to communicate with the world. Discover how RVF International positions you perfectly for this incredible teaching journey.

  • School Assignment fully managed by Regional Authorities*.
  • Four-day work week in most regions (Typically Monday or Fridays free).
  • Work between 12 – 14 hours per week in smaller regions such as Extremadura or La Rioja, and between 16 – 20 hours per week in larger areas such as Madrid or Valencia.
  • Monthly stipend between €800EUR to €1000EUR depending on the region (don’t worry, the stipend will be equivalent to a very competitive Spanish salary, and you also won’t be paying income tax on what you’re paid!).
  • Free private health insurance is guaranteed by the regional government where you’ll be teaching.
  • Personalized Support with the Entirety of Visa Process.
  • Personalized Support with the Entirety of Required Spanish Legal Residency Process.
  • Personalized Support with All Required Bureaucratic Procedures After Arriving in Spain.
  • Continued support for everyday practical matters and life questions while teaching in Spain.
  • Cultural Immersion opportunities and travel excursions throughout Spain.
  • Want to teach again for a back-to-back second year? No problem!
  • Access to an amazing GroupMe community of fellow adventurers going to Spain with you.

*It is likely program participants will receive a school assignment in one of their region placement preferences, although it cannot be guaranteed. Nor can placement in specific cities within the region, the size of the city, the number of schools, or school type (Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School) be guaranteed. Although these requests are often accommodated, it is not something that can ever be guaranteed. 

We encourage everyone to approach the placement process with patience and an open mind. Spain is a uniquely beautiful country with so much to offer, in regions and cities both large and small!
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Benefits of Teaching English in The Canary Islands

Teaching English in The Canary Islands provides plenty of advantages you may not see coming. After all, you’ll be in a whole new world and environment! Teaching abroad is a unique experience that not many can say they have had the privilege of experiencing. But by becoming an English teacher in The Canary Islands, you can gather experience in a foreign culture that changes your life forever.

Explore Europe With Ease

Traveling around Europe is sometimes just a train ride away! Explore the streets of The Canary Islands, or visit countries like France or Portugal without having to fork over the price of a plane ticket.

Make Lifelong Connections

When teaching English in The Canary Islands, you’ll make connections with some of the best people in the country and our program. You can build friendships worldwide, meet interesting and like-minded people that can provide different perspectives on topics you enjoy, or open your eye to fascinating realities you never thought possible.

Discover More About Yourself Than You Ever Thought Possible

Teach in The Canary Islands programs provide an experience like none other, which means you’ll be pushing the limits of what you can do. It’s the perfect chance to discover your true self, a passion for teaching, or a love for learning new things. You can set the foundation for an amazing career.

Make a Positive Impact on the Lives of Hundreds of Others

Teaching English in The Canary Islands is a life-changing experience for hundreds of students. Learning English can open up many doors and opportunities and make it more possible for students to achieve their goals. And you’ll be at the forefront of those developments and leave a long-lasting impact on every student.

Learn a New Language!

Learning Spanish is much easier when living in a country where that’s the primary language. You’ll be navigating English sentences and Spanish paragraphs and performing translation exercises that teach you a thing or two along the way.

Dive into the Culture of The Canary Islands While Teaching English!

The Canary Islands, located off the northwestern coast of Africa, boasts a rich and diverse culture shaped by centuries of historical and geographical influences. From its indigenous Guanche population to its Spanish heritage, the Canary Islands have a unique blend of traditions, cuisine, and arts worth exploring.

The Canary Islands’ cuisine is also worth mentioning. Due to its location and history, the island’s food is a delightful fusion of Spanish, African, and Latin American influences. The cuisine strongly emphasizes fresh seafood, with dishes such as “papas arrugadas” or wrinkly potatoes, served with a spicy green sauce, being a local favorite.

The islands are home to many unique natural wonders, such as the Timanfaya National Park, a vast volcanic landscape with stunning views, or the Maspalomas Dunes, a series of sand dunes that stretch along the coast. Festivals, such as the “Fiesta de San Juan,” which celebrates the summer solstice and involves bonfires on the beach and jumping over them for good luck, are also a significant part of the culture in the Canary Islands. This and so much more are elements you can partake in and absorb as you explore the culture of the Canary Islands while teaching English.

Find Jobs Where You Teach English in the Canary Islands With RVF International

Embarking on a journey to teach English in the Canary Islands is a transformative choice that will create everlasting memories, forge deep connections, and offer unforgettable experiences that will linger with you forever. Our tailored teaching opportunities captivate all, supported by a robust system dedicated to addressing all your queries, apprehensions, and remarks throughout your stay in the Canary Islands. Enroll today and explore our array of teaching packages, or schedule a complimentary video call to delve deeper into the possibilities of becoming an English teacher in the Canary Islands.

Teach in One of the Following Regions:




La Rioja


Baleares Islands

The Basque Country


The Canary Islands